Huo Guang

Huo Guang (died 68 BC) (Traditional Chinese: 霍光), courtesy name Zimeng (子孟) was a Western Han statesman who was a rare example in Chinese history of a powerful official who deposed an emperor for the good of the state rather than to usurp the throne. He was the half-brother of renowned Han general Huo Qubing.

Read more about Huo Guang:  Service Under Emperor Wu, Service Under Emperor Zhao, The Prince He Incident and The Installation of Emperor Xuan, Service Under Emperor Xuan, Death and Subsequent Destruction of The Huo Clan, Impact On Chinese History